Allow For “Bad Debt” In Your Budget!

Published in the ECHO Journal, February 2008 Builders, who couldn’t build homes fast enough a year ago, are now offering substantial discounts and/ or incentives such as swimming pools and […]

To Foreclose or Not to Foreclose

Published in the ECHO Journal, August 2009 How to Collect Assessments in the Face of the Sub-Prime Crisis We get it. The sub-prime mortgage crisis of 2008 that resulted in […]

Did You Record That Judgment?

Published in the ECHO Journal, August 2011 Tips on Maintaining the Critical Priority of your Foreclosure Judgment A recent appellate decision from the First District Court of Appeal in San […]

§5730 – Required Assessment Notice

The annual policy statement, prepared pursuant to Section 5310, shall include the following notice, in at least 12-point type: “NOTICE ASSESSMENTS AND FORECLOSURE This notice outlines some of the rights […]

§5720 – Delinquent Assessments Less than $1,800

Notwithstanding any law or any provisions of the governing documents to the contrary, this section shall apply to debts for assessments that arise on and after January 1, 2006. An […]

§5715 – Foreclosure Redemption

Notwithstanding any law or any provisions of the governing documents to the contrary, this section shall apply to debts for assessments that arise on and after January 1, 2006. A […]

§5705 – Foreclosure

Notwithstanding any law or any provisions of the governing documents to the contrary, this section shall apply to debts for assessments that arise on and after January 1, 2006. Prior […]

3 Reasons Why Your HOA Can’t Declare Bankruptcy

Why There’s No Protection for Members When Community Associations “Go Broke” You’re at a board of directors meeting of your homeowners association. Things have been happening around the community—not good […]